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Barzegar S, Zamani A A, Abbasi S, Vafaei Shoushtari R. First records of the fungus gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) reared from fruiting bodies of Agaric fungi in Kermanshah province, Iran. JCP. 2 (2) :163-169
URL: http://jcp.modares.ac.ir/article-3-6251-en.html
1- Department of Plant Protection, Campus of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Razi University, Kermanshah.
2- Department of Agricultural Entomology, College of Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch.
Abstract:   (5334 Views)
A survey was conducted to identify the fungus gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in Kermanshah province (west of Iran) during 2010-2011. The specimens were collected from nine different localities. Adults were reared from the fruiting bodies of Agaric fungi. Five species are recorded for the first time from Iran: Mycetophila strigatoides (Lundrock), Allodia ornaticollis (Meigen), Rymosia pseudocretensis Burghele-Balacesco, Synplasta gracilis (Winnertz) and Sciophila eryngii Chandler. Eight host associations (gnats-fungi) are also reported for the first time. The diagnostic characters, host range and geographical distribution of each species are given.  
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Received: 2012/10/27 | Accepted: 2013/03/5 | Published: 2013/03/5

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